Purpose
Exposure Monitoring
Method(s)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
82542
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Bromine - Total Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mg/L 500 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

Test Also Known As
Brom-O-Gas; Bromomethane
Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.7 mL
Special Handling
Avoid exposure to gadolinium or iodine based contrast media for 96 hours prior to sample collection. Do not use disinfectants containing iodine, such as Betadine®, during venipuncture.
Specimen Container
Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; EDTA)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate). Lavender top tube (EDTA).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 30 day(s)
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 12 month(s)
1 Bromine - Total Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mg/L 500 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

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